The British Embassy in Dublin maintains and develops relations between the UK and Ireland.

Find out more on our Ireland and the UK news page

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Ireland.

You can access UK government services while in Ireland.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Ireland and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +353 (0) 1205 3700. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Ireland, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Embassy Dublin.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Ireland.

Our people

Robin Barnett CMG

Robin Barnett CMG

British Ambassador to Ireland

Contact us

British Embassy Dublin

29 Merrion Road
Ballsbridge

Dublin 4
Ireland

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